Levels of Industry

Tracing an Orange to Orange Juice


Definition: The gathering and processing of raw materials.

Example: Commercial Farmer (oranges, strawberries, grapes, blueberries)


Definition: Turning a raw material into a product.

Examples: Bakeries (cookies, pies, cakes, cupcakes), and Factories (Tropicana Orange Juice Factory, Lays Potato Chip Factory, etc.)

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Manufaturing Example: Tropicana Orange Juice

Wholesale, Transportation, and Retail

Wholesale Definition: Sells products to retailers.

Examples: Storage Warehouses

Transportation Definition: Takes products from wholesaler to retailer.

Examples: Trucks, Trains, Boats, Plains

Retail Definition: Sell products to consumers.

Examples: Kroger, JC Penney, Target


Definition: Marketing or advertising product.

Examples: TV Commercials, Billboards, Newspapers

Service Example: Tropicana Orange Juice T.V. Commercial

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In the agriculture level of industry, it is the gathering and processing of raw materials. Examples include; commercial farming, where they gather and process raw materials such as, oranges, strawberries, grapes, blueberries, and many more. The manufacturing level of industry turns the raw materials into a product. Examples include bakeries, where they would turn the flour or sugar into cookies, cake, pies, cupcakes and many other things. In the wholesale, transportation, and retail level of industry, there is the wholesale, where they sell the products to the retailers. An example would be a warehouse, where the products are stored. The transportation, is when they take the products from the wholesaler to the retailer. Examples would be when the trucks, trains, boats, planes, etc. take the products to the retailer. In the retail, they sell the products to the consumers. An example would be, the stores Target, J.C. Penney, Kroger, and many more stores that sell products to consumers. The last level of industry is service, where they advertise or market product(s). Examples would be T.V. commercials, billboards, newspaper, and many more.